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November 11, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

FBA Oregon November Lunch featuring the Honorable Milan D. Smith speaking on AEDPA, the Ninth Circuit, and the Rule of Law

Please join us for our monthly luncheon on Thursday, November 20, 2014!  The Ninth Circuit has released the panel information for next week’s Portland sitting, so we are pleased to announce that our guest speaker will be the Honorable Milan D. Smith.  Judge Smith will give a talk entitled, “AEDPA, the Ninth Circuit, and the Rule of Law.”  Register Now!

And please remember our location change!  Starting this month, the FBA’s monthly luncheons will take place here at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. District Courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room.

We look forward to seeing you there!

When:

Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 12:00 p.m.

Where:

Mark O. Hatfield U.S. District Courthouse Jury Assembly Room

Cost:

$10 for Members/Government Attorneys/Public Attorneys; $12 for Nonmembers.

Register Now!
November 4, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

FBA Oregon’s Holiday Social –December 2, 2014 Pioneer Courthouse

Please join us for our Holiday Social and meet Stacie Beckerman, the district’s new Magistrate Judge and Lisa Hay, the district’s new Federal Defender.  Libations and heavy appetizers will be served!

The social is free of charge.  However, the Oregon FBA chapter is collecting winter clothes and toiletries benefiting indigent clients at the Federal Defender’s Office.

Please consider donating any of the following items at the event: new or used jackets, hats, scarves, and gloves; shampoo; conditioner; toothbrushes; toothpaste; floss; deodorant, shaving cream; combs; and miscellaneous items such as Q-tips, nail files, band aids, etc. No razors please!

Click here to view and download the Holiday Social Flyer.

To register for the social, please click here.

October 14, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

FBA Oregon October Lunch with Judge Graber

Please join us for our monthly luncheon on

Thursday, October 16, 2014!

We will host the Honorable Susan P. Graber of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Judge Graber will talk about her recent appointment to the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, the rulemaking process, and the most recent proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.  We hope you will join us!

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Time: Noon – 1 pm

Place: University Club

Cost: $22 Members/Government Attorneys/Public Attorneys

$24 Nonmembers

(Payment for preregistration is by credit card only. You will process payment via PayPal but you do not need to have a PayPal account to register.)

You will have the option to specify your lunch choice (meat or vegetarian) on the registration form.

 Click here to Register Now!
October 14, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

FBA Oregon October Lunch With Judge Graber

Please join us for our monthly luncheon on

Thursday, October 16, 2014!

We will host the Honorable Susan P. Graber of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Judge Graber will talk about her recent appointment to the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, the rulemaking process, and the most recent proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.  We hope you will join us!

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Time: Noon – 1 pm

Place: University Club

Cost: $22 Members/Government Attorneys/Public Attorneys

$24 Nonmembers

(Payment for preregistration is by credit card only. You will process payment via PayPal but you do not need to have a PayPal account to register.)

You will have the option to specify your lunch choice (meat or vegetarian) on the registration form.

Click here to Register Now!
September 24, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

October YLD Lunch Series with the Honorable Janice M. Stewart

Please join the FBA Young Lawyers Division in kicking off its 2014-2015 YLD Lunch Series!  The series will allow young lawyers to get to know leaders in federal practice and other young members of our professional community.

Our first lunch event will feature the Honorable Janice M. Stewart, a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Oregon.  Judge Stewart will be speaking about her practice as an attorney and how that led her to become a judge.  She’ll also discuss the experiences she chose to pursue and the professional pro bono activities in which she has been and continues to be involved.  Judge Stewart has been a judge for over 20 years, but before that, she practiced for 18 years in business litigation, real property disputes, employment discrimination, federal and state securities litigation, contracts, negligence, fraud, and attorney malpractice.  Both as a lawyer and as a judge, she has served on numerous committees of the local and state bar associations.

This lunch will take place on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.  It is FREE, but please register!  Space is limited!

Questions?  Please contact Anna Makowski of the YLD Committee: anna.h.makowski@gmail.com.

September 23, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

The Oregon Chapter FBA & the OSB Civil Rights Section Present: A CLE Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 & Its Living Legacy

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Approved for 7.5 Oregon State Bar CLE Credits: 3.5 General, 3 Access to Justice, 1 Child Abuse Reporting

Hatfield Federal Courthouse | Portland, Oregon

1000 SW Third Avenue, Juror Assembly Room

Please bring a photo ID and arrive a few minutes early to get through security at the courthouse.

Download an event flyer, with complete agenda here:

Early Registration (save $25) – On or before October 10 – DEADLINE EXTENDED: Civil Rights CLE Flyer

$100 – annual income over $50,000

$50 – annual income $50,000 or under

No Charge – Law Students

Regular Registration- After October 10:

$125 – annual income over $50,000

$75 – annual income $50,000 or under

No Charge – Law Students

REGISTER HERE

Should you have any questions about this CLE, please contact:

Gosia Fonberg at 503-974-5028 or gosia@baaslaw.com

OR

Adrian Brown at 202-252-5876 or adrian.brown@usdoj.gov.

This event is generously sponsored by: The FBA’s Federal Litigation Section,   Angeli Ungar LLC, Barran Liebman LLP, Buchanan Angeli Altschul & Sullivan LLP, David T. McDonald P.C., Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Miller Nash LLP, Pacific Northwest Law LLP, Stoel Rives LLP and Streamline Imaging.

September 4, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

The Oregon Chapter of the FBA Presents Chief Judge Alex Kozinski: Thoughts on Being Chief Judge, the Ninth Circuit and the Law

Please join us on October 7, 2014 

Thoughts on Being Chief Judge, the Ninth Circuit and the Law

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski

 

Hatfield Federal Courthouse | July Assembly Room (2nd Floor)

1000 S.W. Third Ave. Portland, OR 97204

October 7th, 2014

Presentation 4 pm

Please join the Oregon Chapter FBA for this 45 minute talk, followed by a hosted reception.

-No registration necessary-

Questions?
Contact Jolie Russo at jolie_russo@ord.uscourts.gov

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